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Mary Elizabeth Eiteman Coward
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Birth: Apr. 7, 1831
Fulton County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 1, 1893
Sterling
Whiteside County
Illinois, USA

m. On January 21, 1856, to THOMAS COWARD (1827-1909) in Whiteside County, Illinois

Descendants of Mary Elizabeth Eiteman Coward:
1. Katie Coward Sweigart (1856-1891) The grave of a G.C. Sweigart (b. December 19, 1852, d. May 18, 1893, possibly the husband of Katie, is near the grave of Mary Elizabeth Eiteman Coward.
2. Rebecca Coward Kadel (1858-1940).
a. Ella Kadel Andrews (1876....)
b. Clyde Kadel (1878-....).
(1) Sue Kadel Hendricks (Mrs. Edward R. Hendricks) of Rock Falls, Illinois (b. 23 May 1908)
(2) Helen Kadel Alm (Mrs. Roy Alm) of Chicago (b. 13 April 1912)
c. Ira Kadel (1879-1945)
d. Floyd E. Kadell (b. May 8,1883, d. September 14, 1884). Floyd E. Kadell's grave is near that of his grandmother, Mary Elizabeth Eiteman Coward.
3. Mary Coward Irwin (1861-1924). Married to Thales E. Irwin (1861-1924) Mary Coward Irwin and her husband are buried next to Mary Eiteman Coward,
a. Vern Irwin
4. Charles Coward (1862-1912).
a. May Coward Swain (1888-....).
(1) Wendell O. Swain (1909-....)
(2) Lee Roy Swain (1911-....)
(3) Charles H. Swain (1913-....)
(4) Jennie Mae Swain (Schoonmaker) (1915-....)
b. Lee Merritt Coward (b.1892-d.February 27, 1920).
(1) Willis Coward (1913-September 18, 1970)
(2) Ruth Coward (1915-....)
c. Fae Coward Hockison (1894-....)
(1) Donald Hockison (1914-....)
(2) Howard Hockison (1917-....)
(3) Richard Hockison (1928-....)
d. Gladys Coward Swain (1898-....)
(1) Herbert H. Swain (1917-...._
(2) Orville Swain (1912-....)
(3) Earl L. Swain (1923-....)
(4) Betty Jane Swain (1931-....)
(5) June Mae Swain (1933-....)
(6) Evelyn Mae Swain (1940-....)
5. Jennie Coward Rife (b. March 7, 1865, d. April 4, 1896). The grave of Jennie Coward Rife, wife of William Rife, was found by David Eiteman near the grave of Mary Elizabeth Eiteman Coward on June 26, 1994.
a. Lloyd E. Rife (1881-....).
(1) Janet L. Rife (1911-....)
6. Elizabeth Coward Battles (1868-1918).
a. Floyd E. Battles.
7. Cora Coward Comstock (1869-....).
a. Ralph Comstock (1897-....)
b. Ruth Comstock (1904-1928)
8. William Coward (1874-1916). Buried with his parents in Riverside Cemetery, Sterling, Illinois.
9. Edwin Coward (1877-1919)
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  George Eiteman (1811 - 1893)
  Catherine Smith Eiteman (1807 - 1881)
 
 Spouse:
  Thomas Coward (1827 - 1909)*
 
 Children:
  Katie Coward Sweigart (1856 - 1891)*
  Mary Coward Irwin (1861 - 1924)*
  Charles Coward (1862 - 1912)*
  Jennie Coward Rife (1865 - 1896)*
  William Coward (1874 - 1916)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Elizabeth Eiteman Coward (1831 - 1893)
  Andrew Jackson Eiteman (1837 - 1927)*
  Margaret K Eiteman Fellows (1840 - 1934)*
  John Smith Eiteman (1843 - 1910)*
  Nancy Elizabeth Eiteman Davidson (1845 - 1924)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Sterling
Whiteside County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section 5, Lot 521
 
Created by: Jonathan Bare
Record added: Mar 01, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66346095
Mary Elizabeth <i>Eiteman</i> Coward
Added by: Debra Richards Troxell
 
Mary Elizabeth <i>Eiteman</i> Coward
Added by: Debra Richards Troxell
 
Mary Elizabeth <i>Eiteman</i> Coward
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